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Dentists at Scottsdale Smile Center Announce Move to New, State-of-the-Art Facility

Drs. Brandon Ryff, Don Chiappetti, and Jonathan Coombs say the new location in Paradise Valley will open its doors on March 5th, 2018. Scottsdale, AZ – A well-known dental office in the Scottsdale area is moving to a new location. Scottsdale Smile Center will be relocating its services, in addition to its entire dental team, to a state-of-the-art facility just 1.5 miles from its current location. The new office in Paradise Valley, officially opening its doors on March 5th, is […]

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Scottsdale Smile Center Featured in The Washington Post

We are thrilled to announce that our practice was featured in an article published by The Washington Post! The column focuses on the strong divide the 2016 presidential election uncovered in our nation; a divide that ran deep into our communities, penetrating even our innermost circles. Led by Scottsdale dentist Dr. Brandon Ryff, learn how our team (who was divided ourselves) has put politics aside and come together to recognize how truly similar we are as friends, co-workers, and Americans. […]

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Dr. Brandon Ryff joins Drs. Don Chiappetti and Jonathan Coombs at Scottsdale Smile Center.

Dr. Brandon Ryff Joins Team of Dentists at Scottsdale Smile Center

Don Chiappetti, DDS and Jonathan Coombs, DMD of Scottsdale Smile Center welcome Brandon Ryff, DDS to their accomplished dental team. Scottsdale, AZ — In response to its continued growth and improvement over the past 56 years, Scottsdale Smile Center has announced the addition of Dr. Brandon Ryff—an experienced dentist whose expertise spans from general and preventative dentistry to advanced cosmetic, implant, and restorative care. Joining Dr. Don Chiappetti and Dr. Jonathan Coombs, Dr. Ryff brings a high level of skill […]

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How Is Periodontal Disease Treated?

In today’s age of dentistry, there are a number of treatments that can be employed to stop the progression of periodontal disease and improve overall gum health. Some of the more traditional means for treating gum disease include deep scaling and root planing, which are designed to remove bacteria, tartar, and plaque located deep within the gums. In addition to these techniques, Dr. Don Chiappetti and Dr. Jonathan Coombs offer laser gum treatment at Scottsdale Smile Center. This advanced approach […]

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How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease – commonly referred to as gum disease – is a condition caused by an accumulation of detrimental bacteria and plaque in between the gums and teeth. The good news is, gum disease can often be successfully prevented (or sometimes reversed) when proper plaque control and oral hygiene habits are practiced. First and foremost, brushing and flossing on a daily basis is essential to preventing the development of periodontal disease. Brushing with a dentist-approved toothbrush can help remove harmful […]

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What Causes Gum Disease?

Gum disease, which is also referred to as periodontal disease, is primarily caused by a buildup of harmful plaque and bacteria between the teeth and gums. That said, there are a number of factors that can be key contributors to the development of gum disease, including: Bad dental hygiene – Failing to brush and floss on an everyday basis can make it easier for plaque and harmful bacteria to accumulate on the teeth. Even when these habits are followed, however, […]

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How Long Will My Teeth Whitening Results Last?

Following an Opalescence® Boost teeth whitening treatment offered here at Scottsdale Smile Center, results typically last anywhere from six months to one year, depending on one’s personal habits and commitment to proper oral hygiene. People who drink lots of tea, coffee, red wine, and other high-staining beverages may start to see yellowing and/or other tooth discolorations quicker than those who don’t drink these types of liquids on a regular basis. The same can be said for individuals whose diet consists […]

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Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

With the wide variety of teeth whitening products available today, deciding whether to go with an over-the-counter technique or visit the dentist for professional treatment can be a tough choice to make. Though both options have shown to reduce stains and brighten teeth for many people, a few dissimilarities exist between over-the-counter and professional-grade teeth whitening that may shed some light on which approach could help you best achieve the vibrant smile you desire. According to our dentists – Dr. […]

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Teeth Whitening vs. Porcelain Veneers

Brightening the shade of your teeth can be one of the fastest and easiest ways to enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Both teeth whitening and porcelain veneers procedures can effectively lighten the shade of your teeth and eliminate stains for a more vibrant, radiant smile. At Scottsdale Smile Center, our bleaching and teeth whitening treatments involve the use of fitted trays and a professional grade whitening gel that you can wear as you sleep. Most patients see significant […]

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How Long do Porcelain Veneers Last?

When properly cared for, high-quality porcelain veneers can last decades. While many dental veneers are made from a durable porcelain material, there are a number of additional factors that can influence the lifespan of your veneers, including: Type of veneer Quality of the laboratory in which the veneer is made Skill of the ceramist Bonding method Skill and experience of your cosmetic dentist Patients who are prone to clenching or grinding their teeth may consider wearing a night guard to […]

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